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Van Buren City, Arkansas Economic Analysis

   (County: Crawford County)

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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Van Buren City, Arkansas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Arkansas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.07 6.95 5.10 7.08 0.00 6.70
  Total Electric Industry 8.07 6.95 5.10 7.08 0.00 6.70
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.10 6.95 5.05 6.83 0.00 6.69
  Total Electric Industry 8.10 6.95 5.05 6.83 0.00 6.69
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.11 5.02 6.77 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.11 5.02 6.77 0.00 6.71
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.27 7.04 4.85 6.93 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 8.27 7.04 4.85 6.93 0.00 6.62
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.07 6.88 4.60 6.46 0.00 6.35
  Total Electric Industry 8.07 6.88 4.60 6.46 0.00 6.35
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.98 6.83 4.51 6.65 0.00 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.98 6.83 4.51 6.65 0.00 6.27
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.74 4.47 6.58 0.00 6.15
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.74 4.47 6.58 0.00 6.15
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.80 6.78 4.45 6.61 0.00 6.15
  Total Electric Industry 7.80 6.78 4.45 6.61 0.00 6.15
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.90 4.16 5.98 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.90 4.16 5.98 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.43 5.82 4.12 6.26 0.00 5.68
  Total Electric Industry 7.43 5.82 4.12 6.26 0.00 5.68
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.93 4.20 6.39 0.00 5.77
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.93 4.20 6.39 0.00 5.77
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.19 4.43 6.91 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.19 4.43 6.91 0.00 6.05
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 5.68 4.01 6.52 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 5.68 4.01 6.52 0.00 5.61
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.54 4.04 0.00 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.54 4.04 0.00 0.00 5.57
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 5.64 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 5.64 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.67
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 6.18 4.74 0.00 0.00 6.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 6.18 4.74 0.00 0.00 6.30
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.85 6.96 5.24 0.00 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.85 6.96 5.24 0.00 0.00 6.99

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Van Buren City, Arkansas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 344   (4.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 206   (2.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 421   (5.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 622   (7.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 798   (9.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,027   (12.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,576   (19.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 609   (7.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 309   (3.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 249   (3.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 123   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 93   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 953   (11.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 727   (9.0%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Van Buren City, Arkansas)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 290

1 vehicle available : 1,510

2 vehicles available : 313

3 vehicles available : 27

4 or more vehicles available : 17

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 64

1 vehicle available : 841

2 vehicles available : 1,435

3 vehicles available : 203

4 or more vehicles available : 58

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 37

1 vehicle available : 483

2 vehicles available : 861

3 vehicles available : 254

4 or more vehicles available : 82

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 35

1 vehicle available : 598

2 vehicles available : 907

3 vehicles available : 553

4 or more vehicles available : 70


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Van Buren City, Arkansas)

1-person household:

No workers : 1,166

1 worker : 991

2-person household:

No workers : 758

1 worker : 1,083

2 workers : 760

3-person household:

No workers : 215

1 worker : 631

2 workers : 843

3 workers : 28

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 346

1 worker : 820

2 workers : 804

3 or more workers : 193


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Van Buren City, Arkansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 638

5 to 9 minutes : 1,169

10 to 14 minutes : 1,205

15 to 19 minutes : 1,947

20 to 24 minutes : 1,995

25 to 29 minutes : 468

30 to 34 minutes : 975

35 to 39 minutes : 55

40 to 44 minutes : 44

45 to 59 minutes : 136

60 to 89 minutes : 212

90 or more minutes : 129


(updated 2013)



AM Radio Stations Near Van Buren City, Arkansas

  • KOAI (1060 AM; 0.5 kW; Van Buren, AR; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KFPW (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Pharis Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 5.0 kW; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KTCS (1410 AM; 1.0 kW; Bonanza, AR; Owner: Big Chief Broadcasting Co.)
  • KENA (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Ouachita Broadcasting, Inc)
  • NEW (1450 AM; 0.25 kW; Mulberry, AR; Owner: Dave Fant Company Of Arkansas Inc.)
  • DKKUZ (1560 AM; 0.25 kW; Gans, OK; Owner: Teddy Bear Communications, Inc.)
  • KHGG (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Pharis Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10.0 kW; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1.0 kW; Moffett, OK; Owner: Fred Hestwood Baker Living Trust, Fred H. Baker, Trustee)

FM Radio Stations Near Van Buren City, Arkansas

  • KLSZ-FM (100.7 FM; Bonanza, AR; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • 970910MA (101.5 FM; Greenwood, AR; Owner: Vision Ministries)
  • 970910MB (101.5 FM; Greenwood, AR; Owner: Altus Educational Broadcasting Foundation)
  • 970910MM (101.5 FM; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: George S. Flinn, Jr.)
  • 970911MW (101.5 FM; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Ramsey Leasing, Inc)
  • 970912MF (101.5 FM; Greenwood, AR; Owner: Jem Broadcasting Co., Inc)
  • KBBQ-FM (102.7 FM; Van Buren, AR; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KQBK (104.7 FM; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Pharis Broadcasting, Inc,)
  • KZKZ-FM (106.3 FM; Greenwood, AR; Owner: Family Communications, Inc.)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; Winslow, AR; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KKRI (88.1 FM; Bonanza, AR; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KAOW (88.9 FM; Van Buren, AR; Owner: American Family Association)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Sallisaw, OK; Owner: Cherokee Nation)
  • KLFS (90.3 FM; Arkoma, OK; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; Winslow, AR; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Arkansas)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; Uniontown, AR; Owner: Star 92 Co.)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; Uniontown, AR; Owner: Stero 93 Inc)
  • KFPW-FM (94.5 FM; Bonanza, AR; Owner: Pharis Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KYNF (94.9 FM; Morrow, AR; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KERX (95.3 FM; Charleston, AR; Owner: Pearson Broadcasting Of Paris, Inc.)
  • KKBD (95.9 FM; Gans, OK; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Van Buren City, Arkansas

  • KAFT (Channel 13; Winslow, AR; Owner: Arkansas Educational Television Commission)
  • KFTA-TV (Channel 24; Chester, AR; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; Van Buren, AR; Owner: Local Tv Arkansas License, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Van Buren City, Arkansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 872  (19.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 548  (12.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 712  (16.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 49  (1.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 731  (16.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,026  (26.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 675  (17.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,446  (37.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 17  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 42  (1.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 252 Farms In Van Buren City, Arkansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Van Buren City, Arkansas

Citizens' Bank & Trust Co. - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 7

Arvest Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $44.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 274

Bank Of The Ozarks - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $12.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 160

U.s. Bank National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $768.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Centennial Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 166

Allied Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $122.7k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 8

Benefit Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $187.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

Simmons First National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 91

Bancorpsouth Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $12.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 259

First Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $319.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 349

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Van Buren City, Arkansas

  • Fort Smith Regional


    (about 7.5 miles in Fort Smith, Arkansas; Airport Code: FSM)

  • Robert S Kerr


    (about 33.1 miles in Poteau, Oklahoma; Airport Code: RKR)

  • Drake Field


    (about 40.0 miles in Greenland, Arkansas; Airport Code: FYV)

  • Springdale Municipal


    (about 52.1 miles in Springdale, Arkansas; Airport Code: SPZ)

  • Northwest Arkansas Regional


    (about 57.9 miles in Bentonville, Arkansas; Airport Code: XNA)

  • Davis Field


    (about 59.2 miles in Muskogee, Oklahoma; Airport Code: MKO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Van Buren City, Arkansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.98%

Carpooled

13.48%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.50%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.07%

Motorcycle

0.27%

Bicycle

0.22%

Walked

0.84%

Other Means

0.09%

Worked At Home

1.55%



(updated 2010)





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